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Cooked asparagus on a plate with fresh lemon.

Air Fryer Asparagus

  • Author: Sloan
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A quick 10-minute side dish, air fryer asparagus with lemon is crispy and tender. Serve with your favorite protein for a complete meal.    


Units Scale
  • 1 pound Asparagus
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder or 1 clove minced
  • 1 Lemon - zest and juice


  1. Trim off the tough ends of the asparagus. Add the tender stocks to the air fryer basket. 
  2. Drizzle on oil and season with salt, pepper, garlic, and lemon zest. Toss to coat all pieces evenly. 
  3. Cook at 350 degrees for 5 -10 minutes. 
  4. Remove and squeeze lemon juice over the warm asparagus before serving. 


Store leftovers in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. 

Save the tough stems to use in vegetable or chicken stock.  

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American

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